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Strictly Mary: And Now…The End Is Near

Strictly Mary: And Now…The End Is Near

August 22, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

Our Beauty Columnist, Mary O’Donnell, is taking part in this year’s Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing, which takes place in the Dome on August 23. Here she keeps us informed on her progress… I CANNOT believe that when I write the next column, Strictly Come Dancing will be over and I […]

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Siobhan Sentry: The Secret To Toning Up

Siobhan Sentry: The Secret To Toning Up

August 21, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Our fitness expert, Siobhan Sentry of Advanced Fitness Education, on how to tone up… HOW many times have you said or someone you know said “I simply want to tone up” well, I’m going to write a bit about toning up and what it really means. I believe a lot […]

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Orlagh Winters: A Week Where Tralee Rivalled Anywhere For Style

Orlagh Winters: A Week Where Tralee Rivalled Anywhere For Style

August 20, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

WELL folks that’s it for another year, we have our winner! Maria Walsh is our new Rose of Tralee and we here at TraleeToday.ie wish her the very best of luck for the coming year. We will be looking forward to seeing her style and glamour over the coming 12 months. Speaking […]

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Zoe’s World: Backstage Pass To A Fashion Masterclass

Zoe’s World: Backstage Pass To A Fashion Masterclass

August 20, 2014 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee Fashion Show was amazing. Did I watch it? No, but I got one better, I worked at it. Everyone knows that I am a Team Upfront girl and don’t worry, that hasn’t changed. But I moved from my role of Backstage Manager and Boss’s Girl to […]

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At the Rose Fashion show were, from left: Catriona Sayers, Noreen Sayers, Patricia Sayers, Kitty Sayers, Margaret Trant. Photo by Gavin O’Connor.

Photos: More Stylish Ladies At The Rose Fashion Show

August 19, 2014 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

  OK, this is our last batch of photos from The Kerryman Rose of Tralee Fashion Show on Sunday night in The Dome. We took 60 photos on the night, not to mention our short videos featuring our fashion columnist, Orlagh Winters, interviewing a host of stylish local ladies and […]

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At the Rose Fashion show were, from left: Haley O'Sullivan, Jean O'Callaghan, Lyndsey O'Sullivan, Mary Devlin and Sara Devlin. Photo by Gavin O’Connor.

Video/Photos: Yet More Glamour And Style From The Rose Fashion Show

August 18, 2014 at 7:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Rose Fashion Show was attended by over 1,600 people at the Dome last night and we were there to capture all the style (see previous videos and photos here and here). See our fashion columnist Orlagh Winters interview stylish women from the event in the video below and scroll […]

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Video/Photos: More Style From The Rose Fashion Show

Video/Photos: More Style From The Rose Fashion Show

August 18, 2014 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

  DON O’Neill promised high-octane Red Carpet glamour and he didn’t disappoint after bringing his most spectacular gowns to The Kerryman Rose of Tralee Autumn Winter Fashion Show in the Dome. The Ballyheigue native, who is based in New York, said the 1,600-strong audience was bigger than attendances at any […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Get The Frizz Out Of Your Hair

Mary O’Donnell: Get The Frizz Out Of Your Hair

August 18, 2014 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE waiting in a very humid airport during the Summer, my husband turned around, looked at me and started laughing. In between his fits of laughing he said “go look at your hair”. I was like a cross between Diana Ross and one of the Jackson Five, but yes, very funny. […]

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Roger Harty: Exploring The Fear Factor

Roger Harty: Exploring The Fear Factor

August 17, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

FEAR is key to our very existence so therefore to give it its due respect I will be discussing fear and the different aspects involved with it over the next few articles. So let’s begin! What is fear? In my own words ‘fear is a reaction of my body to an […]

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Zoe’s World: Put Away The Phone And Have Some Fun

Zoe’s World: Put Away The Phone And Have Some Fun

August 13, 2014 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

WE are all living in the 21st century, the technology age. Everything that we do is surrounded by phones or computers. We are no longer just living; we are telling people how we live. Whether it be an innocent instagram photo or a full spiel about how you spent your […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: The Importance Of Recovery

Shape Up With Siobhan: The Importance Of Recovery

August 13, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

Our fitness expert, Siobhan Sentry of Advanced Fitness Education, speaks about the importance of recovery… Recovery…. The easy bit! However it is often neglected. All too often you see clients join the gym or begin personal training wanting to do to much too soon, almost feeling guilty when they take […]

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Orlagh Winters: Criticism Of Ladies Day Events Is Unjustified

Orlagh Winters: Criticism Of Ladies Day Events Is Unjustified

August 12, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

SO everyone is entitled to their opinion, but Una Mullally’s attack in The Irish Times on Ladies Day events is typical of an attitude that is becoming more prevalent in the press. Mullally wrote: “…it’s not so much a celebration of style, as a judgment on a particular type of femininity. […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: When Your Skin Needs That Something Special

August 11, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

THIS time of the year, the skin needs a little something extra. After sun, suntan lotion and just being outdoors more, skin always looks a little sluggish and a buildup of dead cells can be responsible for a lot of this. I have a hero product for this problem and […]

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Roger Harty: The Meaning Of ‘Personality’

Roger Harty: The Meaning Of ‘Personality’

August 10, 2014 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

I STUDIED Latin up to junior cert in St Brendan’s college Killarney. If I was to be honest, at the time I didn’t have a great appreciation of ‘the Classics’ i.e. Latin and Greek. Of latter years I have come to realise how they play a huge part in the origin […]

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Strictly Mary: Baby’s Been Put In The Corner

Strictly Mary: Baby’s Been Put In The Corner

August 9, 2014 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

  Our Beauty Columnist, Mary O’Donnell, is taking part in this year’s Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing, which takes place in the Dome on August 23. Here she keeps us informed on her progress… A STRANGE thing happened since I started dancing. Over the last few weeks I have noticed it […]

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Dylan Ronan, Catherine O'Halloran, Saorise Brosnan and David O'Brien at the Presentation Students Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Style And Glamour At Presentation Students Ball

August 8, 2014 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was red carpet glamour at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night, as teenagers glammed up for the Presentation Tralee Students Debs Ball. About 240 teenagers attended the €55 a head affair and there was no expense spared on the dresses either judging by the style on show as they all enjoyed the occasion. […]

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The graduates from Sanctuary Beauty Academy at their graduation ceremony on Thursday evening in the Brandon Hotel. Front from left; Rosemary Herlihy, Camp, Sinead Sheahan, Killarney, Siobhan Farrell, Keel, Danielle Mannix, Farranfore, Marilyn O'Brien, Killarney, Ena Russell, Tipperary. Back row; Niamh Counihan, Nicola Walsh, Tralee, Leonora Stack, Killarney, Rachel O'Halloran, Ballyheigue and Kathleen O'Connor, Dingle.

Graduating Ladies Find Sanctuary In Beauty Careers

August 8, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

FOURTEEN ladies from all over the county and beyond, received their certificates last night as they graduated from the Sanctuary Beauty Academy at a ceremony in The Brandon Hotel. The owner of the academy and course director, Mary O’Donoghue, was there to issue the qualifications from ITEC, CIDESCO and City and Guilds, […]

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Tralee Woman Wins Best Dressed Lady At Dublin Horse Show

Tralee Woman Wins Best Dressed Lady At Dublin Horse Show

August 7, 2014 at 5:39 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE milliner, Carol Kennelly, added another feather to her cap, so to speak, when the acclaimed designer won the Best Dressed Lady competition at the Dublin Horse Show this afternoon. Carol won the competition in a dress designed by another Kerry woman, Tina Griffin, from Killorglin and of course, her own headpiece. Carol, […]

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Zoe’s World: Rebel With A Cause

Zoe’s World: Rebel With A Cause

August 6, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Zoë O’Connor on how teenagers have to go through a “rebel phase”… YOU may or may not realise that I am a teenager, (if you didn’t know, no I am not just using an amazing anti-aging cream) and obviously teenagers are known for being rebellious. Well, often when adults refer […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: The Importance Of Overloading

Shape Up With Siobhan: The Importance Of Overloading

August 6, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

ARE you training or exercising but not seeing the result you want? I see clients all the time who power walk, cycle or follow gym programmes all with various different goals, from weight loss to muscle gain, but don’t see results they want. If you feel this applies to you then […]

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Derek Rusk Manager Manor Shopping Cnt Tralee , Corrie Rodgers Tralee and Teresa Foley Tralee Pictured at the Manor West Retail Park.jpg

Kerry Taste Buds Will Tingle In Manor West

August 5, 2014 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

DURING Rose festival week you’ll be able to sample some of the unique food of the county as the ‘Taste of Kerry’ comes back to Manor West Retail Park. The event will take place on Saturday/Sunday, August 16/17. The event will run from noon to 6pm on both days. “There […]

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Orlagh Winters: The Glamour Of Galway Races

Orlagh Winters: The Glamour Of Galway Races

August 5, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

I CANNOT believe that it is over. This marker in the calendar as a child was always a bad sign as it meant only one more month of holidays. I speak of course of the Galway Races. How or why Ballybrit became the leader of the Irish fashion stakes I really […]

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Mary O’Donnell: My Finds Of The Summer

Mary O’Donnell: My Finds Of The Summer

August 4, 2014 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Summer has seen many beauty launches and it is hard to make out if they live up to their claims, so I have put together my finds for the Summer of 2014. First up is a mascara from Lancome. Penelope Cruz is the face of this mascara and the mascara, in a […]

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The Chef’s Table: You Gotta Love Those Temperamental Chefs

The Chef’s Table: You Gotta Love Those Temperamental Chefs

August 3, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

  Our food columnist, ‘Just Cooking’s’ Mark Doe, on how different chefs have their ways in the kitchen… WE all know that some chefs have a reputation of being temperamental, and to a degree it is true. I know when I ran kitchens I sometimes had my moments, so I have decided to […]

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Roger Harty: Taking Ownership Of Your Life

Roger Harty: Taking Ownership Of Your Life

August 3, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

I CANNOT emphasise enough the importance of ownership in our lives. It is a key to success, health and happiness, which practically every human being strives for, but you will fail to succeed in any of these areas unless ownership is a very strong part of the relationship. I can hear […]

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At the Advanced Fitness Education open evening in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night were Jed McNamara (tutor), Siobhan Sentre (Course Director) and Melissa Ross (tutor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Fitness Business Holds Open Evening At Ballyroe

August 3, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

ADVANCED Fitness Education held an open evening for new students at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. The business, which is based in Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre, has been operating for just a year and trains students to become fitness instructors and freelance personal trainers and nutrition advisors. […]

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Roxy with her 'Nose of Tralee' sash. Photo by Dermot Crean.

VIDEO: Meet Our Kerry ‘Nose Of Tralee’ Contestant, Roxy The Talking Dog

August 2, 2014 at 10:34 am 1 comment

ROXY the talking Shih Tzu, will represent Kerry in the upcoming ‘The Nose of Tralee’ national pet competition. The ‘Nose of Tralee’ is an online competition being run by ‘Pet Sitters Ireland’, so Roxy and her owner, Maria O’Carroll will need your votes to fire Kerry to glory once again […]

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Breakaway: Chilled Out At The Strand @ Inch Beach

Breakaway: Chilled Out At The Strand @ Inch Beach

August 2, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Our Beauty Columnist, Mary O’Donnell, visited The Strand @ Inch Beach Hotel and was very impressed… RECENTLY my husband and I were married 16 years and with four kids, we do not get many breaks away. But on this anniversary we decided a weekend away was in order and decided a […]

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Zoe’s World: Stop Being Snobbish About My Creative Aspirations

Zoe’s World: Stop Being Snobbish About My Creative Aspirations

July 30, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more info AS many of you are aware by now, I want to become a fashion journalist. Well that is what I am aiming for before I become the editor of Vogue! As well laid out as I hope my future career is, I find that […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: Strength Training Will Get You The Body You Want

Shape Up With Siobhan: Strength Training Will Get You The Body You Want

July 30, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more info on open evening this Thursday, July 31 Strength training…. it’s not just for bodybuilders! That ideal physique we all pine after, the toned or ripped look? I’ll let you in on a little trade secret, the key to getting it isn’t power walking or […]

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